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To Break Stereotypes, Professor Teaches Criminal Justice Course From Jail

Bahiyyah Muhammad Teaching Course in Jail

By Aisiriuwa C. Archield | January 9, 2020

Sociology and Criminology Professor, Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad is working to help her students confront stereotypes regarding incarceration. To do this she is teaching her Criminial Justice course, popularly known as "Inside Out: Crime & Justice", inside of a jail. Dr. Muhammad recently shared the story behind this course with Heart Threads and WUSA 9 News. They crafted a short documentary to capture her journey. You can read the full article and watch the documentary here.

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Classroom, COAS Students